University of South Florida - Main Campus Graduate Program Reviews

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(3.92 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 298 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 5 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 4 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 42,861 (31,461 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 41% part-time, 59% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,428 in-state; $21,126 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2013

Re: Clinical Psychology program Pros: Small cohort (less than 10 students); strong research training; faculty of strong pedigree; great clinical externship opportunities; students move on to internships, post-docs, and faculty positions at top/prestigious universities; laid back and supportive faculty and student body; students typically collaborate well and get along (not a great deal of competitiveness amongst students) Cons: Clinical training less emphasized (not in terms of hours obtained before internship, but in terms of education/didactics) than research training; didactics limited overall; some labs are slow to get students out; program not great at putting students on a year-by-year plan of progress to ensure quick movement through the program
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Some pros of the program are that it prepares graduates for a variety of roles, such as teaching, doing research, and even administration opportunities. A con of the program is the growth its been going through. I think before my time here is over, the department as a whole may have outgrown the building we are in. Not really a con; but something to consider for practical reasons.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2012

I began the Master's in Biomedical Sciences Program after not being accepted to medical school. After the program, I easily improved my MCAT and have already been accepted to several medical schools this time around. The program was an adequate level of difficulty and allowed me to work part-time.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I like the convenience of an online quality curriculum.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

The Master of Public Health Program at University of South Florida is excellent. The faculty and staff is very approachable when you need them. The College of Public Health is very active on campus and in the community - you can see many students volunteering in health fairs and flu shot drives. There are also plenty of opportunities for student organization involvement. As far as cons of the program, there really isn't much other than that you have to figure a lot of things and processes out on your own. But I feel like that is how graduate school starts - you're just kind of thrown off in this new world. It is up to you, the student, to make the best of your graduate program regardless of what school, and to make sure to get what you really want out of it.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I have no complaints so far. I have loved the first two courses that I have taken.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

I just completed the first semester of my Graduate Program. I feel as if it is balanced and that there are many opportunities to take advantage of.
2.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2016

Our Supervisor, and all of the staff are really helpful. There are some budget cuts that made life a little hard. We need to be careful about ordering the things which are needed in labs.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

Just started can't really say much but being an undergraduate from the same university I have high hopes and exceptions that I believe the school will met and surpass.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

My experience at USF has been overwhelmingly positive. Almost every encounter that I've had with faculty has been excellent. The quality of teachers is also very high. I would recommened USF to anybody looking for an Engineering degree.
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